MT817 Spring 2005

Homework Assignments (from Topics in Algebra, by I. N. Herstein, Second Edition)


Assignment Number

Due Date

Problems Assigned
Assignment 1

Monday January 31

3.4/2,3,4,6,7,8,10,12,14

3.5/1,4 (hint:  use that [0,1] is compact)

page 167/2,3
Assignment 2

Monday, February 7
3.6/4,6

3.7/1,3,4,6
Assignment 3

Monday, February 14
3.8/ 1 through 6

3.9/ 1,2,3,7
Assignment 4

Friday, February 18
3.10 / 2,3,4,5

3.11/ 8

Extra credit problem (not required):  pg. 168 # 28
Assignment 5

Wednesday, March 2
4.1 / 3,6,8,9,10

4.2 / 2,4,6
Assignment 6

Friday, March 4
4.5/ 4, 7
Assignment 7

Wednesday, March 23
5.1/ 2,3a,4,8,9,10
Assignment 8

Wedneday, April 6
5.3/ 5, 6ac, 7, 10ab, 11, 12, 13
Assignment 9

Wednesday, May 4
5.5/ 6

7.1/ 5

5.6/ 2, 4 (hint:  you can do this without checking sum and product by hand), 5, 8a, 9a, 12, 13c, 14b.

Last Revised:  April 29, 2005.